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LIVE: Postponed UCL clash takes place; Dortmund vs. Monaco

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After the shocking bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus on Tuesday which saw their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg  against AS Monaco postponed, it’s time to go again at the Westfalenstadion on Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. ET.

With BVB defender Marc Bartra hospitalized after the three bombs exploded outside Dortmund’s team bus as it left the team hotel yesterday, both set of players were in no frame of mind to play.

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There is extra security in Dortmund for this game and Monaco fans were taken in by supporters of the home side via a social media campaign following the near 24-hour delay to kick off. Even in the worst of times there are positives which arrive and this show of compassion between supporters has been evident in Dortmund since Tuesday’s attack.

Back on the pitch, Dortmund (Christian Pulisic alert) host Monaco in what is sure to be a high-scoring encounter. Monaco have scored the most goals in France (88 in 31 Ligue 1 games to be exact) while Dortmund were the highest scoring team in UCL group play. With so many young attacking talents on show, this is sure to be a fun series as two talented managers in Thomas Tuchel and Leonardo Jardim both have defense low down on their list of priorities.

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Here are the starting lineups for Dortmund and Monaco with USMNT’s Pulisic on the bench.

Six Premier Leaguers named to Argentina, but no Icardi

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Argentina’s World Cup roster features a number of the usual suspects, particularly up front, but Serie A’s top goalscorer has been surprisingly left off the list of 23.

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Manager Jorge Sampaoli’s squad was made official on Monday, which includes the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain.

The Albiceleste won’t be taking Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi though, which has raised some questions about the decision.

Icardi led all scorers in Italy’s top flight this season, scoring 29 goals in 34 Serie A matches, while Paulo Dybala edged out the final striker spot in the Argentina squad.

Dybala is teammates with Higuain at Italian giants Juventus.

Meanwhile, six Premier League players were named into the South American nation’s squad, including goalkeepers Sergio Romero (Man United) and Willy Caballero (Chelsea), as well as Nicolas Otamendi (Man City), Marcos Rojo (Man United) and Manuel Lanzini (West Ham).

Men in Blazers POD: FA Cup recap, UCL final preview and more

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Rog and Davo recap a spite-fueled, snear-filled, peak Phil Jones FA Cup Final, preview this weekend’s Champions League tilt between Liverpool and Real Madrid and eulogize Big Sam… gone the opposite of too soon. Plus, World Cup rosters and MLS.

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Long-term absentee Santi Cazorla will leave Arsenal

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Santi Cazorla hasn’t played a match for the Gunners since suffering a gruesome Achilles injury back in October 2016.

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And unfortunately for the Spaniard, Cazorla won’t feature for Arsenal again after six years at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal released a statement on Monday revealing the veteran midfielder won’t return to the club in 2018/19, which isn’t unexpected given the extent of his injury.

In his time with the Gunners, Cazorla made 180 appearances in all competitions for the club, and helped Arsenal win two FA Cups.

Cazorla was also a member of the Spanish national team squads that won back-to-back UEFA EURO competitions in 2008 and 2012.

Wolfsburg keeps Bundesliga spot with playoff win

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Wolfsburg managed a 1-0 win (4-1 on aggregate) over Holstein Kiel on Monday in the second leg of its German promotion playoff as the Bundesliga side kept its place in the top flight.

Robin Knoche scored the game-winner in the second leg, which ensured Wolfsburg’s stay in the Bundesliga ahead of the 2017/18 season.

The hosts boasted a number of quality chances in the first half, including David Kinsombi’s close-range shot that tested Wolfsburg keeper Koen Casteels with a save, however, Holstein couldn’t break through.

U.S. Men’s National Team defender John Brooks went the full 90 minutes for Wolfsburg, after the 25-year-old made nine starts this season for the German side in league play.